"I've always been fascinated with meat pies, but it's a chore to find good ones," says chef Casey Wall. "My Kiwi business partner, Manu, loves to talk up the pies of New Zealand and he's right. Petrol stations there serve better pies than a lot of Australian bakeries. This is my attempt to recreate one of the many pies we ate in Wellington."
Note Order butter puff pastry from your local pâtisserie or use shop-bought pastry sheets, such as Carême. Order beef scraps from your butcher.